75 Inspirational Pastor Appreciation Quotes To Say Thanks

The pastor is a sacred role in Christianity. He works as an administrator in a church. His job is to teach people the spiritual teachings of Christianity and encourage people to come to the church. His character is indeed admirable. Has the pastor brought about such a revolution in your life? If you really consider the pastorate to be a valuable one, then surely you will want to present some words of appreciation for it. Inspirational Pastor appreciation quotes will help you to choose the best words.

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Thank You Pastor Quotes and Sayings

You’re not just a pastor but a great leader. Your hard work and sacrifices are highly appreciated. Thank you for all you do.


As John C. Maxwell said, “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the ways.” Thank you pastor for showing and helping me walk in the right way.

Each of your messages nourishes, heals, and cleanses. Thank you for continuously sowing the Word of God in our lives.

A truly great pastor is hard to find, difficult to let go of, and impossible to forget.


Justice Kojo Bentil said, “Every student needs a school and a teacher, so does every Christian need a Church and a Pastor.” Accept my little way of recognizing your importance in my life.

The service of the pastor is selfless, the service of the priest is precious, the services of the clergy is sweet. I’d be an ingrate if I fail to appreciate every bit of the roles you played in my life.

A pastor’s heart is attentive and seeks to know his people’s cares. Thanks for listening to all my burdens all the time, Pastor.


Rick Howerton is very correct when he said “The role of a Pastor is NOT to grow a big church. The Pastor’s role is to grow mature disciples WHO MAKE DISCIPLES.” I appreciate you for exemplifying this kind of pastor.

Thank you, Pastor, for the countless hours you have spent praying for me, and for the church. Thank you for the burden you carry on my behalf.


It’s people like you who make the difference in this world, and though you may not hear it often, you are appreciated very much, Pastor. You are the kind of person who will never be forgotten.

A pastor is a true example of a man who earnestly seeks to serve the Lord with all of his heart and with a spirit of excellence. Accept my sincere appreciation for your countless hours of labor in love for this ministry and your faithful dedicated service to God.

Words To Express Gratitude to Pastor

For the word of grace, hope, and light when I was in darkness, I say thank you from the button of my heart.


With God’s word, you have raised my spirit often when I have felt depressed. You supported and encourage me when life has got me stressed. For everything you have done for me, thank you.

Some people deserve more than ‘thank you”. Just like you, Pastor! You deserve a special gift from me. In fact, you deserve more than I can give. Thank you for everything.

When God needed someone to take care of His flocks, he created the pastor. You are important to both God and man. May you never cease to be relevant.


My business is booming because of your leadership and entrepreneurial skill. I’m thankful for the way the Lord has gifted you to us.

A pastor’s work is like a shepherd who guards the flock against wolves that aim to tear and scatter. Thank you, Pastor, for all that you do. I do love and appreciate you.

Pastor, we are grateful for sparing your precious time to come and pray with us when everything seemed not working. The word of hope you shared with us brought light to our family. God bless you!


Thank you, Pastor. This is remembering and recognizing your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.

You are my encouragement and hope in difficult times. I am grateful for your support. Thank you for being there for me, always.

In the words of Martin Luther, “When God wants to speak and deal with us, he does not avail himself of an angel but parents, or the PASTOR, or our neighbor.” Thank you pastor for giving yourself away to God and to us.

Inspirational Pastors Appreciation Message

Dear Pastor, you have been such a blessing to my family. May God continually bless your household and your ministry.


You are a blessing to me and I thank God for the great and life-transforming message you deliver every Sunday to the church.

Aside from being a pastor, you are a counselor, advocate, teacher, and friend. Thanks for always going above and beyond your pastoral duty to fulfill every one of these roles. We do appreciate you.

I’m grateful that I know Christ through you. Thank you for answering God’s call. I’ll forever be grateful.

One of the very special people who truly care about other people is you, Pastor. Thank you for your caring heart!

You are a man of God whose mind is full of wisdom and a heart of love. Thank you, Pastor!

When it seemed I was far away from Jesus, you drew me back and helped me stay close and focus on him. Thank you for your timely attention, dear Pastor.


Your messages are full of insight, revelation, and truth. Thank you for preaching the whole counsel of God. I am forever grateful.

I thank God for giving you the knowledge, wisdom, and understanding. Your sermons are so touching that they inspire me to always strive hard to do the will of God. Thank you for all you do.

As both a servant of God and a servant of His people, you are the intermediary between the spiritual world and our own. Thank you for bringing the gift of faith into the hearts of everyone in this congregation!

I appreciate you, pastor for the encouraging verse you send me every day, May God bless you abundantly.

Thank you pastor for your compassion and empathy, willingly given in my times of need. May you never lack help in time of need.

You offered me a prototype of faith to live a life of Holy devotion to God. Thank you, Pastor!

Dear man of God, thank you for allowing God to minister through you. You’re always a channel of blessing to us. You are blessed in Jesus’ name.

Thank you pastor for growing God’s flock and deepening our faith in Christ.

I appreciate you for your tremendous effort, sacrifice, and the role you play to help me overcome my struggle in walking in the faith.

The level of your wisdom and unwavering faith in Christ is what I have always admired. Thanks for all you do in the church and for the church.

Words of Appreciation for A Pastor and His Wife

Through your counseling session, our marriage stood again on its broken feet. May God protect and bless your marriage and ministry.


I have the utmost respect for you and your wife. You were always there when I needed you. You have really helped me in my walk with God. I appreciate you very much and love you also.

It takes a committed person to be a pastor’s wife. I say thank you because you are a special gift from God to us.

I’m so thankful you chose Jesus, and to be our pastor’s wife. May God give you the wisdom to sustain your home.

You are a great role model for all. You’re a Proverbs 31:25 type of woman “She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future. Thank you for setting the pace for us.

For all the years of service, dedication, and love you both have given freely to all without measure. I say thank you and God bless you.


You are much more than a Pastor and Pastor’s wife; you are my family and my dearest friends! I love this family with everything within me.

The most important thing I am thankful for is that God has placed a shepherd and his wife in my family’s life. Through the years I’ve seen the dedication and love you have for people. Words could never express what you mean to my family.

You have stood faithfully alongside the Man of God with love, support, encouragement, and faith; setting an example of true commitment to him and the work he has been called to do. Thank you for all you’ve done.

You have been a cherished role model to all. Thank you for building a Godly home.

For the support, love, and serving your husband at home and in ministry. You are a blessing to the body of Christ.

The role you played in my life since the demise of my parent is incredible. Thank you for staying by me in my dark times.

Scripts for Pastors Appreciation Day

  • Isaiah 40:31 (NLT)

But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint.


  • Deuteronomy 31:6 (NLT)

So be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid and do not panic before them. For the Lord, your God will personally go ahead of you. He will neither fail you nor abandon you.

  • Jeremiah 29:11 (NLT)

For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.

  • Jeremiah 33:3 (NLT)

Ask me and I will tell you remarkable secrets you do not know about things to come.

  • Romans 8: 28 (NLT)

And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.

  • Romans 15:13 (NLT)

I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in him. Then you will overflow with confident hope through the power of the Holy Spirit

  • 1 Corinthians 15: 58 (NLT)

So, my dear brothers and sisters, be strong and immovable. Always work enthusiastically for the Lord, for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless.

  • Galatians 6: 9 Gal 6:9-10 (NLT)

So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up.

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